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Sam Riley, Natasia Demetriou And Jacob Anderson Join Timestalker

Sam Riley, Natasia Demetriou and Jacob Anderson have joined the cast of 'Timestalker'.The trio have boarded Alice Lowe's romantic comedy which explores a woman's love across several centuries.Each cast member – including Lowe who also...

New Order And Joy Division Podcast Announced

New Order and Joy Division's story is being told on the new podcast series 'Transmissions: The Definitive Story'.Kicking off on October 29, the eight-parter will feature insight from band members Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris, Gillian...

Say No To Suicide: The Greats We Lost But Will Never Forget

It doesn't matter who you are, it seems that depression will almost certainly affect your life in some way. Whether its your own struggles or those of a friend, mental health issues are extremely common....

Peter Hook Set To Stream Gig In Tribute To Ian Curtis

Peter Hook is set to stream a gig in which he played every Joy Division song with his band The Light in tribute to Ian Curtis.The 64-year-old star - who co-founded the iconic rock group...

Brandon Flowers Joins Ian Curtis Tribute

Brandon Flowers and Elbow will join surviving members of Joy Division in an event to mark the 40th anniversary of Ian Curtis' death.Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris will open up about their memories of their...

Peter Hook Recalls Trying To Rip Off Kraftwerk In Tribute To The Late Florian Schneider

Peter Hook has paid tribute to the late Florian Schneider and revealed Joy Division and New Order were ''very tied'' to Kraftwerk.The 64-year-old musician - who co-founded the legendary rock groups - was devastated by...

Bernard Sumner Was In Denial Over Ian Curtis' Illness

The Love Will Tear Us Apart hitmakers came to an end in 1980 following Curtis' suicide that year, and the remaining members went on to achieve huge global success as New Order....

Peter Hook Staging Special Ian Curtis Anniversary Show

Curtis committed suicide on 18 May, 1980 and instead of mourn the loss of his friend, Hook wants to celebrate his life 35 years to the day with a special charity gig with...

Peter Hook Backs Ian Curtis House Campaign

Fans of the iconic band recently launched a fundraising drive to buy the home where Curtis committed suicide in 1980 after it went on the market for $184,000 (£115,000). The campaign on...

Ian Curtis' Muse Dead At 56

Annik Honore, the girlfriend of tragic Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis, has died after a long illness, according to French reports.Curtis' former bandmate Peter Hook also announced the sad news during a concert in Nottingham,...

Joy Division Slam Sale Of Ian Curtis Kitchen Table

Rockers Joy Division have criticised the "distasteful" sale of a table from the kitchen where the band's tragic singer Ian Curtis hanged himself in 1980.The wooden table is going under the hammer on eBay.com, but...

Fans Remember Ian Curtis, 32 Years On

Fans have paid tribute to Joy Division's Ian Curtis, who died 32 years ago today (18.05.12).Lovers of the post-punk British band have taken to twitter to remember the singer, who committed suicide on May 18...

Peter Hook Writing Joy Division Book

British rocker Peter Hook is writing a book about his time in Joy Division to help him come to terms with frontman Ian Curtis' death.Inside Joy Division will chronicle Hook's career and relationship with troubled...

Peter Hook Blasts Bernard Sumner

Peter Hook has branded Bernard Sumner "a t**t".The former bandmates have been engaged in a public feud since the bassist quit New Order in 2007 but Peter insists they have no plans to bury the...

New Order Held Ian Curtis Seance

British rockers New Order held a seance to contact the spirit of their late bandmate Ian Curtis in the hope he could tell them where to locate their stolen equipment after a theft.The World in...

Peter Hook Defends Unknown Pleasures Tour

Joy Division bassist Peter Hook doesn't understand why he has been criticised for playing the group's famous tracks with his new band. The British musician has been performing the band's debut album 'Unknown Pleasures' around...

Riley Tried To Sneak 'Curtis Dance' Into On The Road

British actor SAM RILEY is desperate to see the final cut of his new movie ON THE ROAD to find out whether he has won a bet to sneak his famous IAN CURTIS dance moves...

Peter Hook Re-recording Joy Division Songs

Joy Division bassist Peter Hook is re-recording four of the band's songs.The British musician - who has recently been playing the group's 'Unknown Pleasures' album live in its entirety - is remaking the tracks with...

Hook Admits To Autograph Fraud

Former JOY DIVISION rocker PETER HOOK has admitted conning record collectors and memorabilia sellers by faking the signature of his late bandmate IAN CURTIS.The bassist was reminded of his scam when he recently stumbled across...

Editors Dismiss Joy Division Comparisons

The EDITORS frontman TOM SMITH is baffled to find himself compared to JOY DIVISION frontman IAN CURTIS, because he's never even heard the band play. At 25, Smith wasn't even born when Curtis committed suicide...

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